On This Day

September 27, 1979 in Music History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in Music

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Elton John, sick with flu, collapses in the Hollywood Universal Amphitheater

Singer Elton John
Elton John

Deaths in Music

  • Gracie Fields, English music hall/vaudeville performer and actress (Queen of Hearts), dies at 81
  • Jimmy McCulloch, Scottish songwriter and guitarist (Wings), dies at 26
1979 in Music